Terrorism

Mr. Maher has represented several individuals charged with terrorism offenses. Some of the specific federal offenses Mr. Maher has defended against include:

  • Conspiracy to Provide Material Support and Resources to a Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (18 U.S.C.A. § 2339B)
  • Providing Material Support and Resources to a Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (18 U.S.C.A. § 2339B)
  • Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Terrorists (18 U.S.C.A. § 2339A)
  • Providing Material Support to Terrorists (18 U.S.C.A. § 2339A)
  • Contribution of Services to al-Qaeda (50 U.S.C.A. § 1705(b), 31 C.F.R. § 595.204)
  • Receipt of Funds and Services from al-Qaeda (50 U.S.C.A. § 1705(b), 31 C.F.R. § 595.204)
  • Conspiracy to Assassinate the President of the United States (18 U.S.C. § 175)
  • Conspiracy to Commit Aircraft Piracy (49 U.S.C.A. § 46502(a)(2))
  • Conspiracy to Destroy Aircraft (18 U.S.C.A. § 32(b)(4))
  • Conspiracy to Receive Military-Type Training From a Foreign Terrorist Organization (18 U.S.C. § 2339D)
  • Receipt Military-Type Training From a Foreign Terrorist Organization (18 U.S.C. § 2339D)
  • Money Laundering (18 U.S.C. § 1956(a)(2)(A))

Below is a sample of some of our past cases.  To protect the confidentiality of our clients, real names and initials have been replaced.

  • L.I. was under investigation by federal authorities on suspicion of providing material support to terrorists. After representation, no charges were filed and adverse immigration consequences were avoided.
  • K.O. was under investigation by federal authorities for links with a person designated as a wanted terrorist by the U.S. government. After representation, no charges were filed.
  • D.M. was convicted at trial of providing and conspiring to provide material support to terrorists involved in a conspiracy to murder, kidnap and maim individuals overseas. Convinced trial judge to decline to apply the “terrorism enhancement” at sentencing, thus reducing possible sentence of 360 months to life to actual sentence of 168 months.